For I delight in your commands because I love them.Psalm 119:47
A well trained pet finds pleasure and security in obedience. A loving owner cares enough to teach, provide, and guide the animal in their care. The reward is in the relationship.
God’s motive is love, and He seeks to teach, provide, and guide all in His care as well.~ Pastor Bob Barnett
Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fearby Max Lucado
Each sunrise seems to bring fresh reasons for fear.
They’re talking layoffs at work, slowdowns in the economy, flare-ups in the Middle East, turnovers at headquarters, downturns in the housing market, upswings in global warming. The plague of our day, terrorism, begins with the word terror. Fear, it seems, has taken up a hundred-year lease on the building next door and set up shop. Oversized and rude, fear herds us into a prison of unlocked doors. Wouldn’t it be great to walk out?
Free To Be Wiseby Kirk Youngblood
How can I know God’s will for my life? Should I expect God to reveal it to me mystically, or has He already revealed His wisdom in Scripture, which enables me to be wise in my decision making? What faulty methods should I avoid in making decisions, and how can I apply biblical wisdom? Far too many have been paralyzed with indecision because they are looking for a mystical inside track to a new revelation from God. In Free to Be Wise: A Guide to Biblical Decision Making, Kirk Youngblood explains how you can avoid the common pitfalls of using a mystical approach to biblical decision making. You will be liberated to follow the wisdom God has already revealed in His Word. Youngblood has thoroughly researched this topic and explains the mysticism versus wisdom paths to learning God’s will for your life in a clear and easy-to-understand manner.
Straight Talk on Lonelinessby Joyce Meyer
In this book, bestselling author Joyce Meyer will teach you how to conquer the feelings of loneliness and find renewed strength, hope, and joy through the Lord Jesus. She offers you practical and effective ways to triumph over loneliness and grief so you can live a happy, more fulfilled life.
There may be times in life when you feel lonely, but just remember, you’re never alone when God is standing by your side!
Encouragement Changes Everything: Bless and Be Blessedby John C. Maxwell
Lives are changed-from the simple to the dramatic-through the miracle of encouragement. Encouragement is an essential nutrient of growing a positive attitude and improving life, and providing that encouragement benefits both the giver and the receiver(s). The world’s foremost leadership expert, John Maxwell, offers practical advice on how to effectively provide the kind of encouragement that transforms individuals, families, churches, and work teams into happier, healthier, more affirming networks. Encouragement Changes Everything focuses on the importance of valuing and growing relationships. This is the perfect gift for people to share and enjoy in either personal or professional contexts.